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  • Continuing to destroy wetlands and replace them with new ones elsewhere could lead to ‘a vicious cycle of destruction’, says advocate from Conservancy Association
  • Meanwhile, groups have also accused authorities of skipping strategic environmental assessment of plan to create artificial islands off Lantau Island
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  • Find yourself feeling anxious on Sunday afternoons and evenings? Here are tips on how to manage your emotions and an explanation of what you might be feeling
  • Every week, Talking Points gives you a worksheet to practise your reading comprehension with questions and exercises about the story we’ve written
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  • Each week, two of our readers debate a hot topic in a showdown that does not necessarily reflect their personal viewpoint
  • This week, they discuss whether the new ‘capture and kill’ policy for the city’s wild boars is fair
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  • Our weekly writing competition starts with 10 contestants, who are eliminated one-by-one based on your votes – who will you choose this week?
  • This week, contestants share the people they would choose for a local girl group – from Olympic fencer Vivian Kong to Canto-pop queen Sammi Chen
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  • So Lai-kiu explains why the shop hosts art and philosophy events and how the founder of now-closed Bleak House Books encouraged them to keep going
  • Every week, Talking Points gives you a worksheet to practise your reading comprehension with questions and exercises about the story we’ve written
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  • One student writes that while Hong Kong has done a good job fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, we must all do our part to fight the Omicron variant
  • Another reader believes teenagers need to be careful not to slip into idol addiction
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  • The local education system, Diploma of Secondary Education exam preparation, and parents’ expectations can result in depression for many teens, one student writes
  • Another reader talks about the problems with food waste and how corporations can donate the surplus to needy people
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  • From ‘play before you sleep’ to ‘just breathe’, here are our readers’ philosophies for life
  • This week, we want to know what a different ending they would write for a book, and we’re giving away book vouchers to people with the best answers
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  • With the streaming platform finally available in Hong Kong, here are all the holiday flicks and episodes that you should check out
  • Choose from Disney’s newer films, like Christmas Again and Home Sweet Home Alone, and animated content from Lego Star Wars or the beloved Muppets
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  • The Omicron variant is three times more likely to cause reinfections compared to the Delta or Beta strains according to a South Africa study
  • Scientists say vaccines still appear to be effective against serious illness
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  • Is it okay to date my teacher?
  • Each week, we respond to a question from our readers, and our team of clinical psychologists gives advice and resources you can turn to
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  • Two doors fell off a train carriage arriving at the Causeway Bay MTR station on Thursday
  • It happened after a billboard installed along the tracks of the station came dislodged and clipped the pair of doors on a passing train
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  • Zareen Tasnim, head girl at King George V School (KGV), explains the importance of building community and encouraging a love for volunteering among her peers
  • After a petition was raised on Change.org last year by a former KGV student regarding racism at the school, Zareen has been working to create a more inclusive environment
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  • The movie is based on a show written by American composer Jonathan Larson, who is famous for his musical, Rent, which won four Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize
  • In the semi-autobiographical film, thoughtful direction and detailed sets create the perfect backdrop for the former Spider-Man actor to beautifully portray the late Larson
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